2014 Press Releases

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Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014

Renewed Support for Crisis in Syria

August 19, 2014 Episcopal Relief & Development has renewed its support of the Fellowship of Middle East Evangelical Churches’ (FMEEC) relief efforts in Syria. FMEEC aims to reach 500 families in towns west of Homs – the epicenter of Syria’s civil war – including Mashta el Helu, Kafroun, Wadi Nasara,

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Monday, Aug 18, 2014

Responding Ecumenically to Crisis in Iraq

Episcopal Relief & Development is responding ecumenically to the current crisis in Iraq through the ACT Alliance, in support of Christian Aid UK’s relief activities. 9/5: Focusing on Suleymaniyah and Erbil Governorates 8/18: Responding Ecumenically through ACT Alliance and Christian Aid UK September 5, 2014 

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Wednesday, Aug 06, 2014

Responding to Ebola Crisis in Sierra Leone and Liberia

DownloadFull Page Bulletin Insert(PDF | JPG)   Download Half Page Bulletin Insert(PDF | JPG) Your help will enable the Churchto assist those most vulnerable.Donate to the Ebola Response Fund. Episcopal Relief & Development is working with the Anglican Diocese of Bo in Sierra Leone a

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Thursday, Jul 17, 2014

Supporting Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem’s Response in Gaza

Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem’s Al-Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza City with funding for food and fuel as it responds to urgent needs during the current crisis. 9/8: [ACNS] Anglican-supported Gaza hospital faces a future treating severe injuries, trauma 8/20: 

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Tuesday, Jul 01, 2014

Responding to Texas Border Crisis

Please read below for updates on how Episcopal Relief & Development is responding to the current Central American migrant crisis.   7/10: Coordinating call with Episcopal dioceses, EMM and others 7/1: Assisting St. John’s in McAllen, Texas July 10, 2014 On July 8, Episcopal Relief & Development 

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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

South Sudan Church Expands Aid Amidst Conflict, Begins Healing and Reconciliation

May 13, 2014 Episcopal Relief & Development is strengthening the crisis response of the Episcopal Church in South Sudan & Sudan (ECSSS) by providing financial and technical assistance to its humanitarian arm, SUDRA (the Sudanese Development and Relief Agency).  Since February, SUDRA has provided food for 70,000

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